Yoga for Pain and Opioid Dependence (Yoga)
|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01590251|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : May 2, 2012
Last Update Posted : September 25, 2015
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Chronic Pain Opioid Addiction||Other: Yoga Behavioral: Educational Counseling||Phase 1 Phase 2|
This study aims to develop an adjunctive novel treatment intervention using yoga in opioid agonist maintained patients to effectively treat the co-occurring disorders of non-malignant chronic pain and opioid dependence (POD).
1) To conduct a pre-pilot phase with 8 patients with POD receiving opioid agonist maintenance treatment.
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Actual Enrollment :||8 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Factorial Assignment|
|Masking:||None (Open Label)|
|Official Title:||Yoga for Pain and Opioid Dependence|
|Study Start Date :||April 2012|
|Actual Primary Completion Date :||November 2014|
|Actual Study Completion Date :||November 2014|
Gentle yoga for chronic pain and opioid dependence
Two yoga sessions per week for 8 weeks (one yoga session is instructional, the other is a practice session.
Active Comparator: Educational Counseling
Educational counseling is a didactic, lecture-discussion format to supplement the information and advice provided in opioid agonist maintenance treatment.
Behavioral: Educational Counseling
One didactic session per week of approximately 50 minutes that provides information about chronic pain and substance abuse disorders.
- Pain reduction [ Time Frame: 8 weeks ]Pain reduction will be measured by patient self-report using standard pain rating scales.
- Reduce illicit opioid use [ Time Frame: 8 weeks ]Reduced illicit opioid use will be measured by patient self-report and urinalysis testing.
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01590251
|United States, Connecticut|
|New Haven, Connecticut, United States, 06519|
|Principal Investigator:||Declan T Barry, Ph.D.||Yale University|